Analysts have been warning about smartphone market saturation for a while now, and it’s certainly slowed down the growth of the market in the past few years. It’s never caused a major decline in sales, however, but Q1 in 2019 might have just started that trend. It’s had some interesting impacts on manufacturers, too. Samsung […]
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It’s not much of a surprise that Sony’s mobile division has never done very well relative to the rest of the industry, and it’s been a rumor for quite some time that the company will drop out of the smartphone game entirely. The move would make sense, especially considering it has recently been losing more […]
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Samsung isn’t really known for making headphones, despite making accessories and gadgets of just about everything else. They do offer the IconX, a set of truly wireless headphones that I think are pretty mediocre, but otherwise they don’t leverage their Galaxy branding to push headphones like other manufacturers do. That might change with the launch […]
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If the redesigned iPad Pro gave you hope that Apple would deliver a similar overhaul for lower-cost iPads, you might want to temper your expectations. Code sleuther Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered that the iOS 12.2 beta references four new iPad…
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Remember the Galaxy S7 Edge and that entire family of Edge phones from Samsung? After the Galaxy S8 all of their flagship phones adopted a curved edge display, so the Edge name was dropped for just the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. But that name might be coming back with the Galaxy S10, since not […]
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Samsung is preparing multiple Galaxy S10 models for next year, including a Galaxy S10 Lite that will likely be a little cheaper and with worse specs than its bigger counterparts. That’s been the case for the past few generations, too, with the bigger models picking up extra camera features and other hardware improvements. That probably […]
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Safety is a major concern when it comes to autonomous vehicles, for both the people they're transporting as well as those who are nearby. And it's not yet clear how or even if self-driving cars will communicate with the people around them. But Lyft h…
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If you’ve heard me on one of our recent podcasts, you know that I’m not a big fan of notches, especially on Android phones. The iPhone X from last year introduced this monstrosity and Android manufacturers were (VERY) quick to copy. The iPhone X’s notch at least had a purpose – it housed new facial […]
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Google’s new Pixel 3 arguably has the best camera on an Android phone (or any phone) in 2018. An issue has been discovered by multiple users, however, where a photo fails to save after the shot on both the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL . This particular issue has been reported since the Nexus […]
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Ahead of Google's Pixel 3 event tomorrow, the larger variant of its phone suffered multiple leaks before we got hands-on time with a retail boxed version over the weekend. Just to (hopefully) put a cap on things before the show starts, Evan Blass has…
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DeX is one of Samsung’s favorite new features to push on their smartphones, especially for productivity-focused users. More and more users are relying on smartphones and accessories to do productivity work, too, so why wouldn’t they? But of course that means that other manufacturers are going to want a slice of that pie, too. Motorola, […]
Come comment on this article: Motorola might be preparing a Moto Mods alternative to Samsung DeX
A new rumor suggests Samsung might eventually be merging their Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines, creating just a single line of flagship phones instead of two offsetting lineups every year. With the Galaxy Note 8 sticking pretty close to the Galaxy S8+ it was a tough sell for anyone looking to upgrade, considering the […]
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The notch is easily one of the hottest topics of 2018, with tons of people on both sides of the argument. Samsung is pretty much the only manufacturer that hasn’t tried their hand at it, with almost everyone else offering some kind of phone with a notch somewhere in their lineups. Huawei is guilty of […]
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A handful of former Cambridge Analytica employees might be working on Donald Trump's re-election campaign. The Associated Press reports that two of its reporters overheard Matt Oczkowski, Cambridge Analytica's former head of product, say that he and…
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Huawei and the US government have been at odds for pretty much all of 2018, and unfortunately for Huawei, it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon. And that news gets even worse for companies that have ties to Huawei, as now they’re in the crosshairs, too. In this case, the US government […]
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Maybe it’s a little early to start talking about the Google Pixel 3, but that’s not going to stop the leaks. Evan Blass has dropped a pretty major hint about what Google is planning on announcing at their hardware event later this year, including a new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, plus a newer […]
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Europe has formally told UK businesses and individuals that it will revoke .EU domains held in the UK after Brexit unless a new deal is negotiated. "As of the [Brexit] withdrawal date, undertakings and organizations that are established in the UK but…
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Samsung’s next flagship phone will probably have a fingerprint scanner under the screen! Yeah, we get it. You’ve probably heard that rumor several times before, and it’s not even exclusive to Samsung. This time, though, it looks like there might be some weight behind it. Samsung Display and Samsung Electronics, two companies that make up Samsung’s entire […]
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Motorola’s smartphone business has been a story with a ton of ups and downs. They helped to really spark the Android craze with the Verizon Motorola Droid, but subsequently lost a lot of ground to HTC and then Samsung. That eventually turned into a sale to Google and the promising but underwhelming Moto X line, […]
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Rumors of a bendable, foldable smartphone from Samsung have been floating around for years. There are more questions than answers at this point, but it’s looking (slightly) more likely that Samsung will indeed start manufacturing the so-called Galaxy X folding smartphone this year. The company has already publicly stated that the phone would launch in […]
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The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are both getting another version of the Android Oreo beta today, which isn’t a big deal on its own. However, this might be the last version of the beta that we see before it starts to roll out as the official Android 8.0 update. This new build isn’t huge, […]
Come comment on this article: Latest Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta might be the stable version
Nobody’s questioning whether or not the Galaxy S9 is real, but we are pretty curious about what Samsung plans on changing this time around. One of the things that might not change, however, is the aspect ratio of the display itself. A new rumor suggests that we’ll once again see that extremely tall 18:5:9 aspect ratio that […]
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Nest has been riding the struggle bus for the past few years, turning pretty much no profit and putting Alphabet in a difficult decision about what to do with the hardware company. Well, it looks like Alphabet’s plan might be to just squish Nest back into Google’s hardware division, ending the smart home manufacturer’s autonomous […]
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We’re steadily winding through the summer, which means it’s almost time for a new Galaxy Note 8. We’re seeing plenty of rumors, but that should all come to a head when Samsung finally announces their next flagship in late August, keeping in line with the last few iterations. August 23rd is reportedly the date for Samsung’s next […]
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OnePlus has already said that it’s new flagship — the OnePlus 5 — will be launching this summer; however, we haven’t seen any leaked images of the device yet. Today that changes, as someone may have spotted the device on OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei’s Instagram Story. One user saw something a little odd posted to […]
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Roaming is expensive, hotel Wi-Fi sucks, and getting a new SIM card in every country you travel through is a pain. RoamingMan makes life abroad easier with a 4G hotspot that seamlessly works in any country you visit for a flat rate.
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Samsung’s next smartphone screen may curve around all the edges of a future phone’s body, rumor has it. But lamination issue are posing a bigger challenge than the company anticipated.
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Just a few days we heard a pretty compelling rumor that the Galaxy S8 would be launching on April 21st to cap off a preorder period starting April 10th. While that rumor is still pretty plausible, another leak suggests that the launch date has been pushed back a week to April 28th. The good news […]
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Lenovo is set to launch the Tab3 8 Plus, the latest in the company’s Tab3 line of tablets. Odds are the tablet will be only one of a few devices announced during February’s Mobile World Congress.
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Deny it all he wants, Donald Trump did in fact tweet that global warming is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese to damage American manufacturing. But, let's give him the benefit of the doubt and say that since 2012 his opinion on the matter has evolved…
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Samsung’s new artificially intelligent assistant, which will reportedly debut on the company’s upcoming Galaxy S8, might be called “Bixby.” That’s according to a trademark application the company filed in South Korea.
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It’s possible that AT&T, one of the biggest U.S. carriers, will put a permanent end to Galaxy Note 7 sales after the phone was recalled last month by Samsung. Bloomberg, courtesy of a person familiar with the ongoing situation, says there is strong consideration within AT&T to end all sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7. […]
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Lately there’s been a ton of buzz over Apple’s incredibly impressive A10 Fusion CPU in the iPhone 7, and an appropriate head scratching over why we don’t see blistering edge processors like that on Android’s side of the fence, especially from Qualcomm, especially since Qualcomm is the de facto flagship CPU manufacturer. Samsung is wondering […]
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Acer is rumored to introduce a smartwatch in the near future, and to make it standout, it’ll be one made for gamers. Exactly what that means isn’t known, but here’s what we think we know about the watch so far.
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The NVIDIA SHIELD K1 was a solid gaming tablet that could stand steady with its cheap $ 199 price tag. Considering it was the second tablet in the lineup, and NVIDIA enjoys other products in their SHIELD lineup, it would only make sense to keep expanding the line. There was an FCC filing for a new […]
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Apple is reportedly sourcing parts for a futuristic wearable that’s capable of much more sophisticated health monitoring than the Apple Watch, including glucose and blood oxygen levels. It could debut as soon as next year.
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More rumors have finally surfaced about the mysterious Meizu smartwatch. A new leak shows purported images of the watch, and rumors point to a potential unveiling on August 10. Here’s everything you need to know.
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In today’s wearables-obsessed tech environment, there are devices to help you lose weight, gain sleep, and, now, get pregnant. Meet Ava and its Ava bracelet, a fertility-tracking wearable that wants to help women conceive.
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It’s rumored that Verizon may sell the Asus Zenpad Z8 sometime in the near future. Interestingly enough, Asus has yet to officially unveil the tablet, with a possible announcement coming sometime next week.
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Google has finally added a feature that competing services have had for a while — the ability to comment on shared albums and photos. Photos will also now offer “smart suggestions” on photos you might want to add to shared albums.
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We’re still expecting the OnePlus 3 in Q2 of this year, so you should definitely expect the rumor mill to start churning things out as we get closer to the middle of the year. The newest rumor about the device suggests that we might see two different variants of the device, and one of the might have an insane amount of RAM.
Some new benchmarks have cropped up of the A3000 and the A3003, both of which are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 CPU, but there are some confusing facts surrounding the model numbers and code names.
First off, we have two benchmarks for two phones, both with the model number A3000. One device is codenamed “Rain” and sports a 5-inch, 1080p screen with 4 GB of RAM, and the other device is called “Rain Rain” (not a typo) and also has a 5-inch, 1080p screen but with 6 GB of RAM.
There’s also a third benchmark for the A3003 Rain Rain that only has 4 GB of RAM, which means OnePlus is going to launch a weird lineup of phones, or someone royally screwed up on internal names for test devices. Maybe both?
Other hardware here includes 64 GB of internal storage, 16 megapixel/8 megapixel cameras, and your standard suite of WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity radios. NFC is also making a comeback, so OnePlus isn’t sticking to their guns about dropping it from the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X.
It’s also worth mentioning that a 5-inch screen seems like it would be below the norm for the OnePlus 3 and might end up being the successor to the smaller OnePlus X. There’s really no telling at this point since we’re trying to piece together rumors that might just end up being typos.
However you slice it, OnePlus is expected to launch a new phone in the next few months, so here’s hoping that we get some real clarification soon.
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If your phone’s battery life takes a massive hit when used as a Wi-Fi hotspot, Microsoft’s Power Saving Wi-Fi Tethering patent for Windows 10 Mobile could yield some favorable benefits.
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You might want to think twice about ditching that Fitbit. A man was recently rushed to hospital, where doctors were able to use data from his Fitbit to treat him — data that may have ultimately saved his life.
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We have been hearing talk that Google is working on a new VR headset. They already have the Google Cardboard, but this one is said to be much better.
One of the reasons this headset will be much better, and totally different from anything else out there, is the fact that it will be an all-in-one device. It won’t need a phone or a PC in order to work.
Google is actually said to be releasing two new VR headsets. One that is similar to a Samsung Gear VR, which uses a phone to be powered, and another one that doesn’t need anything else to work. The second one would be in its own class as everything else out there must have other devices to function properly.
We don’t know if these reports are true or not as we have heard that one headset is supposed to debut this year, however, we have also heard that Google might dump the idea entirely. If the rumours are true, a likely time frame to see the device would probably be at the Google I/O developer conference later this year. However, it would probably be the headset that works with phones first, and not the stand-alone one just yet.
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Samsung has applied for the trademark “Always On Display” in the U.S., which offers a hint that it may plan to introduce an ambient notification feature in its next flagship smartphones.
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With both Apple and Microsoft now supporting a stylus, it seems to be a no-brainer that Google will do the same with Android. Samsung’s developer page seems to indicate that it’s more of a reality than sheer speculation.
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The Photon Space is a $ 330,000 house made entirely of glass. It’s meant to give you an ideal amount of sun to help you tap into your circadian clock and get the proper amount of sleep.
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CES 2016 is fast approaching, but we have some possibly sad news. The LG G Flex 3 probably won’t be there, and it possibly won’t ever make it to market either.
According to recent rumours, LG will not be unveiling a G Flex 3 smartphone at CES 2016, but instead will focus all of its efforts on the LG G5 and next gen V10. The LG G Flex 2 didn’t get the best reviews, while the V10 has been out to a great start so far. This might not be the worst move by LG?
There are also LG G5 rumours suggesting it will follow Samsung and use much higher end materials, primarily, an all metal unibody design. Also, it is said to possibly come with an iris recognition sensor, and a larger 20MP camera.
What do you think about there possibly not being a LG G Flex 3? Smart move, or bad decision by LG?
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LG plans to open an OLED factory in 2018, spending $ 8.7 billion on the facility to build all types of displays. The factory might be the first to manufacture OLED displays for the iPhone, with Apple apparently looking for an OLED supplier.
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